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By Jim Slotnick

dwell lifestyles and take not anything without any consideration. these have been the guiding ideas of Jim Slotnick -- adventurous, baseball loving, chess taking part in, jazz and soul tune aficionado. by the point Jim entered UCLA scientific college, at age 25, he had held jobs as some distance ranging as janitor, Little League umpire, morgue assistant, liquor shop clerk, stockboy, carpet salesman, brief order cook dinner, movie editor, and flower supply boy, and lived a lifetime of amazing adventure with family members, associates, and lovers.

Jim entered scientific institution in 1981 along with his points of interest set on a profession as a “country doctor,” catering to these with restricted entry to caliber future health care. inside of three hundred and sixty five days, he was once clinically determined with a deadly mind tumor. What was once an odyssey of facing the healthiness care procedure and its practitioners, the expanding barriers and demanding situations of his ailment, and his personal mortality staring him within the face. via all of it, he wrote. Jim’s stunningly compassionate, guffawing out loud humorous, tough hitting account will amaze you. via all of it, he sought to make a true and optimistic distinction. And that’s what he did.

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